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Even though the Implants didn't last all that long they received quite decent local media coverage. That included a TV appearance, regular radio appearances in "Local mail" on U92, songs airplay, an album release review including extensive coverage of the release show and party, as well as numerous quotes in articles on local music. Articles were published in "Oxford Town" weekly magazine focused on music and culture by "The Oxford Eagle" and university press "Daily Mississippian". Some of those are presented below. Readers should remember that the band went by a few different names. Initially by the Shriners, then by the Schriners - according to band members - to be allowed to play new gigs in local venues as one of the shows played as the Shriners ended in a fight, and a subsequent withdrawal of the band by the owner. They simply changed their name in order to go back to that place. Which actually happened. Finally they changed their name to The Implants.

Some of the articles:
Tobie Baker: Oxford punks the Implants release Leprosy, in Oxford Town (The Oxford Eagle) July 18, 1996, page 6
Jamie Kornegay: Sixteen Oxford bands set to play Saturday in The Daily Mississippian April 19, 1996, page 9
Bijou Tilley: Burgeoning bands prove underground punk scene is alive in Oxford, in The Daily Mississipian February 9, 1996, page10
Jamie Kornegay: Variety of styles, opinions comprise Oxford music scene, in The Daily Mississippian February 29, 1996, page 11

And finally, some TV screens with the Shriners from the coverage on Channel 12 Newswatch. Kim Chaney was that brave reporter who did a few minutes appearance. That included parts of live gig at Oxford Billiard Club on 31st of January 1996, band and the club owner interviews. It was all dedicated to the band and its music. The viewers could enjoy that performance in early February. It was shown on Channel 12 NBC affiliate. Here we go...